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Ken has just popped the question … and Barbie has excitedly exclaimed, ‘YES!’
Ken and Barbie quickly share their news with everyone and look to begin the planning process … but where to start. With so much to plan, a friend suggests they seek the help of BLISS EVENTS.
The fully qualified Wedding Planners at Bliss Events get to work listening to everything the newly engaged couple want and comparing it all to their budget. Some savings will have to be made … and the PARTNER DISCOUNTS OFFERED TO BLISS EVENTS WEDDING PLANNING CLIENTS WILL HELP!
Firstly, Ken and Barbie want to throw an ENGAGEMENT PARTY to celebrate with their friends. They look at SIBERIA on East Terrace where they can enjoy superb food and drink with views over Rundle Park from the balcony bar. As they are planning their wedding through Bliss Events, they can take advantage of FREE ROOM HIRE with $500 behind the bar to be used on food and drink.
The photographs from the engagement party are not as flattering as Ken had hoped. He has let himself go of late and wouldn’t mind getting back in shape before the big day and Barbie wants to support him. They sign up with OUTDOOR GRIT where they receive 50% OFF MEMBERSHIP FOR THE FIRST MONTH. Dan and Dayna work with our couple to create better versions of themselves for a long and fulfilling married life of uncapped potential.
Barbie knows what Ken’s dancing is like. Now that he is feeling in the best shape of his life, she convinces him that they should have dance lessons before the Wedding Day and, with a 25% DISCOUNT available, takes him along to HAPPENS DANCE for some West Coast Swing. Sam and Rebecca walk them through the steps in their 6 week beginner’s class and by the end of it Ken feels like he was born to dance … Barbie is simply happy that he won’t now embarrass her!
Pumped with his new self, Ken decides to take advantage of the offer at OSCAR HUNT to have a made-to-measure suit with a made-to-measure shirt worth $199 (saving more than if he used the 10% DISCOUNT). Ken, his best man and groomsmen visit Steven at Oscar Hunt and are treated to exemplary service throughout as well as magnificent attire for the wedding and beyond.
SAVING $199 (PLUS $597 SAVED BY GROOMSMEN!)
The admin can’t wait any longer as the Wedding Day approaches and Ken and Barbie are keen to choose a style of stationery for their save the dates, invitations, place cards, menus and thank you cards. They have found a range they like at GIFTABLES where they receive a 15% DISCOUNT through Bliss Events.
SAVING $100 +
When time comes for the Hen’s Party, Barbie and her eleven friends want to make a day of it. They begin the day at a private BLISS EVENTS FLOWER WORKSHOP where they are treated to a complimentary glass of wine and nibbles in our dedicated floral studio. Sam, our florist, walks them through making their very own floral crowns to wear for the rest of the day. Barbie, as the star of the show, joins for free.
A chauffeur-driven stretched Limo from HUMMER SA collects the girls for the next part of their day, transporting them to Seppeltsfield Winery for a wine tour. It is still early in the day and there are still many activities to complete so the party resist the free champagne until the return journey. Instead, the girls enjoy their own music through the fully integrated and state of the art entertainment system surrounded by in car party lighting.
Once at Seppeltsfield Winery, one of three locations where you could find SEGWAY SENSATION SA, the party enjoy a wheelie good time with a guided cruise around some of the most beautiful landscapes in South Australia on one of the most incredible machines in the world as they share fascinating stories about our rich history, dynamic boom times and grand plans for the future.
Ken and his 11 friends have something a little different in mind for their Buck’s Party. Their day starts at South Australia’s first urban axe throwing centre, MANIAX, where the boys unleash their inner Viking as they compete against each other to determine who is the best axe-thrower of them all! Josh, one of the MANIAX Axe-perts teaches the whole team to sling steel before they launch into an epic battle. Once Ken sinks his first bullseye, he’s hooked! With delicious stone-baked pizzas and plenty of craft beer available on site – MANIAX certainly proves to be a one stop shop for an axe-cellent time!
SAVING $120 +
The boys move just down the road to MEGA FAST KARTING, South Australia’s only fully indoor go-karting and amusement centre, where they experience an adrenaline rush like no other. After a complimentary game of Laser Tag, the boys climb into the karts for a Grand Prix tearing around the indoor track to determine once and for all who really is the best.
Ken and Barbie decide that in the week leading up to the Wedding Day, it would be great to help their mothers to relax and unwind as a thank you for all of their hard work and patience as they have helped with preparations. Barbie suggests a luxurious spa package at ENDOTA SPA NORTH ADELAIDE and selflessly offers to accompany the two mothers. They select the Revive Package with some nibbles and a glass of champagne on the side. Ahhh …
SAVING $60 +
Barbie and her besties relax at YATAHLIA MANOR on the eve of the big day, unwinding while surrounded by beautiful gardens, luxurious rooms, and enjoy the onsite entertainment. Now this really is Barbie’s idea of a dream house. With a Pamper Hamper, use of the in-house cinema with Netflix, grazing platter, complimentary drink at 5pm happy hour by the lake and use of the games room to socialise, the girls make the most of the night before the big wedding. The morning of the wedding the girls enjoy champagne for brunch and prepare for the big day!
Tallora from MOBILE MAKEOVERS AUSTRALIA arrives with her award-winning team of Make-up and Hair Beauty Artists to ensure that Barbie and her three bridesmaids look their absolute best for the Wedding Day. Using professional, cruelty-free products, they attend to the girls’ hair, nails and lashes as well as applying make-up with an airbrush upgrade. The girls look stunning!
James Field arrives bright and early to capture the whole day, from Ken’s sunrise surf and Barbie’s champagne brunch right up until they will hug their last guest goodbye as they leave as Mr & Mrs! Having met James and really clicked with him, they were won over by his simple all-inclusive package which included a USB stick containing every photo, fully edited without watermarks or encryption. JAMES FIELD PHOTOGRAPHY do not disappoint on the day.
The secret location for the wedding is a little out of town so Ken and Barbie have requested 2 x 24 seater buses from DES’S MINIBUS to collect guests at two different locations and ensure they arrive with time to spare before Barbie’s grand entrance. Of course, DES’S MINIBUS are only too happy to oblige and to return at the end of the night to return guests to their drop-off points.
Joylene Goldsworthy, owner of CEREMONIES WITH JOY, was chosen by Ken and Barbie to officiate at their ceremony because of her down to earth, sincere, friendly and caring persona. Ken and Barbie have worked with Joylene ahead of the ceremony to create a ceremony that is a true reflection of the two of them and their lives together and begins their journey as a married couple with special memories that will add to the foundations of their life together.
With the main course and speeches over, Ken and Barbie can’t wait to cut their magnificently designed, three tier, fondant wedding cake. After tasting the free samples provided by Steven and his experienced team of cake specialists at HOW SWEET IT IS, they are certain their guests will be wowed by the taste and the happy couple are delighted to see their vision transformed into edible reality.
Five times SA and National Winners in both the DJ & MC categories of the ABIA awards, ADELAIDE PROFESSIONAL DJS bring their outstanding musical knowledge and the experience of many 1000’s of functions to the party. They know what it takes to make Ken and Barbie’s celebration all they wished for and more, reading the crowd for the optimum reaction on the dance floor. Their photobooth also proves a hit with the guests, leaving Ken and Barbie with great, candid, photographic memories of the night.
As they wave farewell to their guests who are left in the capable hands of the Bliss Events Wedding Coordinator, Ken and Barbie hold each tight and briefly reflect on what an awesome, stress-free experience they have had from start to finish. Now they can enjoy their honeymoon, largely paid for with the MORE THAN $3000 SAVED through our partners when they entrusted their wedding planning to Bliss Events.